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Animal welfare monitoring – Industry*

SDG 15
2021 2022 2023 (1st semester)
% Stunned animals 89,56 93,39 92,00
% First shot stun effectiveness 97,80 99,00 99,00
% Poorly stunned animals in the vomiting area 0,09 0 0
Time between stunning and bleeding (seconds) 54,60 47,66 52,84
% Slips during landing handling and driving through corridors 1,87 1.10 0,19
% Falls during landing handling and driving through corridors 0,54 0,72 0,14
% Vocalization of animals during handling through corridors, syringe and stunning box 1,22 1,00 0,80
% of batches with category mixing - - 4,69
% of animals separated due to sodomy behaviors in the industry - - 0
% Use of an electric prod to guide the animals 5,29 5,89 9,33
% of electric prod usage during animal unloading 0,25 0,22 0,15
% of animals identified in poor health conditions - - 0,02
% of animals without access to water for more than 30 minutes - - 0,01
Carcasses with bruises 4,16 4,83 16,77
# of employees trained in animal welfare - - 960
# of training hours - - 256,4
% mortality 0,02 0,71 0,03
% of emergency slaughter 0,04 1,38 0,07
% DOA (Dead on Arrival) - Number of animals that arrived dead at the unit 0,01 0,04 0,01
% Second-party animal welfare audit compliance percentage 97,03 97,29 99,43
% of compliance in third-party animal welfare audits 99,49 99,88 99,93
% of animals with shading/sprinklers in the slaughterhouse for temperature control - - 86,01
% of animals under extreme thinness - - 0,05
Animal welfare investment (USD) 739,828.00 883,075.76 354,442.81

Context

Minerva Foods adopts high standards of animal welfare in its processes, based not only on the legislation of the countries where it operates but also on the main internationally recognized codes and protocols. The policy and the Animal Welfare Program establish strict requirements which must be observed by all the company’s operations and businesses in the stages of slaughter, processing, distribution, and acquisition of ingredients for processing.
Over the past two years, a series of processes and practices have been standardized to expand our monitoring of animal welfare, including the compliance matrix that monitors 42 indicators from different stages of the production process. The Company also increased its investment in animal welfare, increased the number of training sessions carried out, communication on the subject, and transparency on its performance.
* Global average for Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay

 

Animal Welfare Monitoring – Transport*

SDG 15
2021 2022 2023 (1st semester)
Average transport time (hours) 5,33 5,16 5,38
% animals transported on journeys of up to 8 hours 86,89 85,38 84,28
Average radius of transportation distance (Km) 239,64 324,71 296,77
# of third parties trained in animal welfare 1,419 1,123 1,145
# of training hours - - 247,88
# of animal welfare training sessions - - 148

Context

Minerva Foods’ Animal Welfare Policy and Program establish strict requirements that are also applied on the farms where the slaughtered cattle originate. Our livestock partners and the drivers responsible for transport are properly trained and guided to develop the creation and handling of animals in a humane way, following the 5 principles of animal welfare. The Company also distributes the Animal Welfare Booklet and other guidance materials for professionals involved with animal care.

*Global average for Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay

Animal welfare monitoring – Farm*

SDG 15
2021 2022 2023 (1st semester)
% Animals raised in confinements 29,80 23,02 33,90
% Castrated animals* 25,05 24,96 19,96
% dehorned animals* - 17,16 1,28**
# of employees trained in animal welfare 486 847 346
# of animal welfare training sessions - - 41
# of training hours - - 160

Context

Minerva Foods’ Animal Welfare Policy and Program establish strict requirements that are also applied on the farms where the slaughtered cattle originate. Our livestock partners and the drivers responsible for transport are properly trained and guided to develop the creation and handling of animals in a humane way, following the 5 domains of animal welfare. The Company also distributes the Animal Welfare Booklet and other guidance materials for professionals involved with animal care.

*Global average for Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay
**Based on the mapping of 32.51% related to the supply chain.